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RE: OpenSSH key auth causes invalid logon
- From: Mark Bradshaw <bradshaw at staff dot crosswalk dot com>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 09:11:49 -0400
- Subject: RE: OpenSSH key auth causes invalid logon
You're welcome. Thanks for digging in further. I realized later, after
re-reading my first email that I wasn't very clear in explaining what I
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Corinna Vinschen [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 4:13 AM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: Re: OpenSSH key auth causes invalid logon
> Ok, auth methode "none" is actually implemented by calling
> auth_password(). Thinking about that, it makes sense. And it's
> not invalid to enable that on Cygwin since it's a possible and
> legel case on 9x/Me systems. I think I see what the problem is.
> On NT, the PermitEmptyPassword test in auth_password() is disabled.
> That's obviously incorrect. I've no idea how long that code is
> already in OpenSSH. Perhaps the core team changed that code
> slightly at one point and I didn't get that. I'll propose the
> change to eliminate the special handling for NT. This allows
> empty passwords only if PermitEmptyPassword is "yes" also on NT.
> That should solve your "none" problem as well.
> Thanks for the report,
> Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails
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